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The multiverse as a block of Swiss cheese, strings and things, branes and the brain

A conversation with Brian Greene about The Hidden Reality

January 21, 2011
55 minutes
Brian Greene


Brian Greene is a theoretical physicist and Professor of Physics and Mathematics at Columbia University. He is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. Greene is the author of best selling books including The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory; The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality; and Icarus at the Edge of Time. His most recent book, The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos explores the concept of the multiverse and the possibility of parallel universes.